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What is Post-herpetic Neuralgia?

What is Post-herpetic Neuralgia?

This condition is a complication of shingles and is usually excruciatingly painful. Post-herpetic neuralgia is painful condition which is often the result of an attack of shingles; it is an extremely painful condition affecting nerve fibers and skin. Neuralgia is the general name for pain which occurs due to changes in neurological structure or function [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy as a profession started in the late 1800s to early 1900s as a way of aiding rehabilitation of patients with poliomyelitis, which first affected children in the United States in 1894. One of the first people to practice physical therapy as a profession was a woman named Mary McMillan, who later served in [...]

September 23, 2011 More